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Porter Airlines features world lightest aircraft seat

Porter Airlines has completed the modernization of its De Havilland Dash 8-400 aircraft fleet with a series of updates ahead of its return to flying on Sept. 8. All 29 aircraft now feature the new TiSeat E2 from Expliseat, the world's lightest aircraft seat, along with a number of other cab...

New Airbus customer - Jet2.com orders 36 A321neos

Jet2.com has placed an initial order for 36 A321neos making the airline based in Leeds, United Kingdom, a new Airbus customer and a new Airbus A320neo Family operator. The order reflects Jet2.com’s ambitious fleet expansion and renewal plans. Engine selection will be made at a later date. P...


airBaltic received its 30th Airbus A220-300

On August 30, 2021, airBaltic welcomed its 30th Airbus A220-300 jet, registered as YL-ABD, in Riga. This is the fifth out of seven planned Airbus A220-300 aircraft deliveries for airBaltic in 2021. This aircraft is a part of the 50 Airbus A220-300 which airBaltic has ordered. In addition, airBaltic holds...

Air France unveils its new lounge designed by Jouin Manku in terminal 2F at Paris-Charles de Gaulle

On 19 August 2021, Air France unveiled its brand new iconic lounge located in terminal 2F at Paris-Charles de Gaulle. An invitation to celebrate the best of French-style travel, upon arrival at the airport or during transit. Dedicated to Business customers and Flying Blue Elite Plus members travelling on Air France's short- and medium-haul Schengen network, this lounge...

Etihad transports Manchester player statues from across the world

Manchester City has teamed up with long-standing partner, Etihad Airways in the international transportation of two player statues from across the world to Manchester.  The large scale statues of club legends Vincent Kompany and David Silva have travelled 5,778 miles from the United States to Manchester ahead of their installation at the Etihad Stadium later this week.  Glasgow bor...

Ready to connect Munich to Toronto - Air Canada

Following the Government of Canada announcement to reopen international borders on September 7th, Air Canada is pleased today to unveil additional details of its planned Munich (MUC) – Toronto (YYZ) schedule. Seats are available for sale through all booking channels including aircanada.com and via travel agencies. The loosening of restrictions enables foreign nationals who...

Copa Airlines upgrades 737 NG fleet with Collins Aerospace wheels and brakes

Copa Airlines, the second-largest 737 aircraft operator in Latin America, has selected Collins Aerospace to retrofit its fleet of 737NG aircraft with new wheels and carbon brakes. The award marks the largest wheel and carbon brake upgrade Collins has ever performed for a Latin American airline. “To proactively prepare for the airline industry’s recovery, Copa opted to upgrade its 73...

Delta Air Lines orders 30 additional Airbus A321neo aircraft

Delta Air Lines has ordered 30 additional Airbus A321neo aircraft to help meet the airline’s future fleet requirements. The newly-ordered aircraft are in addition to the airline’s existing orders for 125 of the type, bringing the outstanding orders from Delta to a total of 155 A321neos. “Adding these aircraft strengthens Delta’s commitment to replacing older fleets with...

29th airBaltic Airbus A220-300 flew to homebase

On August 22, 2021, Latvian airline airBaltic welcomed its 29th Airbus A220-300 jet, registered as YL-ABC, in Riga. This is the fourth out of seven planned Airbus A220-300 aircraft deliveries for airBaltic in 2021. This aircraft is a part of the 50 Airbus A220-300 which airBaltic has ordered. In addition,&nbs...

Airbus & flyadeal - the 1,000th aircraft covered by Flight Hour Services

flyadeal, the low-cost Jeddah-based airline owned by Saudi Arabian Airlines, signed a long-term Flight Hour Services (FHS) agreement to support its A320 fleet. The agreement includes the 1,000th aircraft supported by Airbus Flight Hour Services. The carrier will benefit from integrated material services including spare pool access, on-site-stock at the main base and components engineering and r...

airBaltic took delivery of its 28th Airbus A220-300

On August 15, 2021, Latvian airline airBaltic welcomed its 28th Airbus A220-300 jet, registered as YL-ABB, in Riga.This is the third out of seven planned Airbus A220-300 aircraft deliveries for airBaltic in 2021. This aircraft is a part of the 50 Airbus A220-300 which airBaltic has ordered. In addition, airBaltic holds...

airBaltic first to implement Sustainable Flight Approaches at Riga Airport

As of August 12th, airBaltic became first to fly the new Required Navigation Performance with Authorization Required (RNP AR) high-precision flight approaches at Riga Airport with the company’s modern Airbus A220-300 aircraft fleet. These procedures enable more efficient arrival routes and contribute to saving fuel, further cutting CO2and noise emissions. Pauls Cāl...

JetBlue shakes up transatlantic market between New York and London

JetBlue  announced it has officially entered the transatlantic market with new, nonstop service between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and London Heathrow Airport (LHR). The first customer-carrying JetBlue flight between the U.S. and the U.K. touched down at Heathrow just before 10 o’clock this morning, local time. The highly anticipated milestone – a...

Embraer Eve and Kenya Airways partner on the future of Urban Air Mobility

Eve Urban Air Mobility Solutions signed a Memorandum of Understanding  with Kenya Airways PLC, the flag carrier of Kenya, through its fully owned subsidiary Fahari Aviation. This collaboration aims to develop operational models for the wide-accessibility of Urban Air Mobility to support Fahari Aviation’s key markets. In addition, this partnership will establish the co-creation...

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The 31st Airbus A220-300 reached home of airBaltic

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Gazprom Neft and Aeroflot join forces to develop green aviation fuel

Gazprom Neft has entered into an agreement with Aeroflot on cooperating in producing Russia’s first ever minimum-carbon-footprint sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), under a doc...

Multi-year service agreement -Embraer & Australia-based Alliance Airlines

Embraer has signed a multi-year services agreement with Alliance Airlines, which will provide materials support for the carrier’s fleet of E190s. Through Embraer’s Services & Support p...

airBaltic to recruit 320 additional crew by summer 2022

airBaltic announces that by summer 2022 it expects to recruit 320 additional crew – 120 pilots and 200 cabin crew members. airBaltic group plans to primarily rehire its former pil...

Exceeding growth expectations - flyadeal received initial trio of new A320neos

During an event held on September 15 at the King Abdulaziz Airport in Jeddah, the Director General of Saudi Arabian Airlines Corporation, H.E. Eng. Ibrahim Alomar, the CEO of flyadeal Mr. Con Korfiati...

GOL to launch network of 250 eVTOL aircraft in Brazil

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First Air France Airbus A320 refitted with Safran ECOS shelf bins

The first Air France A320 retrofitted with Safran Cabin ECOS Shelf Bins and installed by Air France Industries in July 2021, returns to service with success. The ECOS "Efficient Cabin Open Spa...